DIY Himalayan Salt Bath Bombs

Posted On: 09/09/2019 - Viewed: 263
One of the easiest ways to unwind, Himalayan salt baths are the perfect solution for stressful days and tired bodies. Here's a few reasons why and a quick recipe to make your own bath bombs at home!

To many, one of the best ways to obtain the benefits provided by Himalayan salt is by indulging in a relaxing bath after a hard day.  Although your mind will be unwinding, your body will be hard at work.  As the largest organ of the human body, the skin can absorb and deliver nutrients to the body with great speed and accuracy.  Next time you’re looking for the extra boost of minerals, consider making a few Himalayan salt bath bombs to add to your bath.  Below are a few simple ways to create an easy at-home DIY bath bomb with a brief highlight of the benefits.

 

Benefits of Himalayan Bath Salt

Although the list is quite extensive, there are several crucial minerals that Himalayan salt will provide to the human body.  One of the most important is magnesium.  Responsible for the regulation of over 300 enzymes, magnesium plays an integral role in the proper functioning of our bodies organs, nerve and muscle function, strong bones, and much more.  Furthermore, without the ideal levels of this mineral, you may experience blood clots, which can lead to a heart attack or stroke.

Among the other 83 trace minerals that Himalayan salt provides, you can expect to benefits such as the following:

  • Promotion of cellular energy balance
  • Stress relief
  • Muscle aches and joint pains
  • Headache and sinus relief
  • Improved sleep
  • Overall hydration of the body
  • Assistance with skin irritations
  • And much more!

 

Salt Bath Bomb Recipe

As with anything, there are several variations when it concerns making something.  Bath bombs are no exception.  However, this simple DIY recipe will lead you in the right direction with a strong base that can be customized as you see fit.

  • 1 ½ cups baking soda
  • ½ cup citric acid
  • 2-3 teaspoons witch hazel
  • ½ cup Pink Himalayan salt
  • 10 drops of essential oil

 

Directions:

Combine the dry ingredients and essential oil.  Then, slowly add witch hazel.  You’ll only need enough to create a sticky mixture for your mold.  That’s it!

 

Essential Oils

Although essential oils are a topic of their own, we need to quickly touch upon some basics.  First, when choosing an oil, be sure to select one of high-quality.  Many department store oil will contain additives that decrease the natural benefits of the oil, as well as add potentially harmful ingredients.  Second, know the benefits of your oil! Below are a few of the most common and useful when it comes to bath bombs:

  • Bergamot: Perfect for skin rejuvenation and calming.
  • Chamomile: Combined with lavender, you’ll sleep like a baby.
  • Frankincense: The king of oils, Frank is an excellent choice, always.
  • Lavender: Promotes anxiety and stress relief, as well as a restful night’s sleep.
  • Lemongrass: Perfect for tired, overworked muscles.
  • Rose: Emotionally uplifting, while reducing skin imperfections, signs of again, and helping to balance moisture levels.

 

 

For the best Himalayan bath salt, contact the team at Himalayan Salt Company.  Providing our customers only the highest-quality salts, you can be confident your bath gives you the benefits you seek.  Visit our store online today.

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